In addition to earning their Penn State diplomas, Laura Egan and Christian Conlon also achieved the rank of Shodan this spring.
Congratulations to members of the PSKC Competition Team! PSKC tied for 1st place in overall points earned at an open style tournament hosted by Young’s Tae Kwon Do in Bellefonte on October 5th.
Josh Sennett – 1st Kata, 2nd Kumite
Shimabuku 島袋 was born in Chan village on September 19,1908, Meiji 41 – year of the “Monkey”. His given Okinawan name was “Kana” and his given Japanese name was “Shinkichi“. As an adult, he chose the name “Tatsuo” – 龍夫 Dragon Man. When naming his sons, he split the characters for Shinkichi, naming his first son Kichiro and his second son Shinsho.
PSKC members are holding free Karate demos in 106 White Building this week at 7PM.
There will also be new member sign-ups. Get a head start by bringing a completed waiver form with you. Membership is open to PSU students, faculty and staff. You can find a copy of the waiver at this link:
Learn more about the Penn State Karate Club. Talk to members of PSKC at the Fall 2013 Student Involvement Fair on Monday, August 26th and Tuesday, August 27th from 10AM-4PM at table #24 (Monday) and table #23 (Tuesday) in the HUB Robeson Center’s Heritage Hall.
We will be posting our fall 2013 practice schedule shortly. We typically meet in room 106 White Building on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday evenings during the fall semester. Keep an eye on our website for schedule updates.
PSKC members need to complete the new 2013-2014 waiver form to participate in club activities. The form is now available online:
New & returning PSU students/faculty/staff members, please complete the form and submit it to the officers asap.